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discussion paper

Farmers’ crop choice decisions: Trends and determinants in Nigeria and Uganda

This study investigates the determinants of farmers’ crop choice decisions, crop area diversification, and income diversification in Sub-Saharan Africa using nationally representative panel data for Nigeria and Uganda. We use both the shares of land…

supplementary material

Food policy indicators: Tracking change

This section provides updates on data generated by IFPRI research and illustrations of key trends. Indicators include investments in agricultural research, public spending on agriculture, capacity for food policy research, agricultural total factor…

discussion paper

Assessment of the 2016/17 Food Insecurity Response Programme in Malawi

Following poor harvests in the 2015/16 cropping season in Malawi, vulnerability assessments found that nearly 6.7 million people, primarily in the Southern and Central regions, were likely to suffer from food insecurity before the next harvest. The…


Ethiopia Strategy Support Program (ESSP) 2018

ESSP aims to help improve the policymaking process in Ethiopia by increasing the capacity of Ethiopian institutions to undertake sound economic analysis, and by working to improve public information and dialogue. ESSP’s approach to evidence-based…

journal article

How can organic rice be a boon to smallholders? Evidence from contract farming in India

Demand for organic basmati rice (OBR), both at home and abroad, coupled with policy reforms have given rise to contract farming (CF) production in India. OBR production, however, is highly susceptible to weather and pest risks. This study investigates…